Oklahoma Baptist University

Applied Ministry

Applied Ministry

Applied Ministry degree plan

The following degree sheet provides a summary of the general requirements for the Applied Ministry degree.

Applied Ministry - Children's Ministry Emphasis Degree Sheet

Applied Ministry - Cross-Cultural Ministry Emphasis Degree Sheet

Applied Ministry - Educational Ministry Emphasis Degree Sheet

Applied Ministry - Pastoral Ministry Emphasis Degree Sheet

Applied Ministry - Youth Ministry Emphasis Degree Sheet

Degree Sheet Components:

Each degree sheet includes the following:

  • Common Core: The Common Core consists of general education courses which are designed to develop the essential skills needed for all learning, provide a common core of knowledge for the intellectual life of the University, and set a context of meaning and value for the student’s specialized study in the area of concentration or major field.
  • Flex Core: The Flex Core consists of a minimum of 12 hours chosen to strengthen the Common Core but also to provide flexibility to serve specific needs of the various degrees.
  • Area of Specialization: Each student must complete an area of concentration of a minimum of 40 hours or a major of at least 30 hours and a minimum of 18 hours in a minor.

To view the academic catalog profile for applied ministry, click here.

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Minimum requirements for the baccalaureate degree are 128 semester hours of course work. All students complete a program of Common Core and Flex Core courses, and courses in an area of concentration, or major and minor courses, to bring the degree program to the minimum of 128 hours; some professional programs require more than this total number of hours. A minimum of 39 hours must be junior or senior level (courses numbered 3000-4999).

Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry

The mission of the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry is to promote the intellectual and spiritual development of OBU students through a rigorous engagement with the classical disciplines of religion and philosophy as well as the applied disciplines of Christian ministry, all within the context of OBU’s liberal arts curriculum. To achieve this purpose, the College of Theology and Ministry cooperates with the various academic departments of the University by offering introductory courses in Biblical studies and philosophy in the General Education program as well as a wide range of major emphases in Religion, Philosophy, and Applied Ministry leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree.

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